Here are some great and newsworthy posts I came across today including Google sees “watershed moment” for mobile usage, according to a self-conducted study, Gigablast states that its search results are better than what you will find at Google or Ask, and finally, a look at 7 social media sites and their impact on SEO.
Google Sees “Watershed Moment” For Mobile Usage (Search Engine Land)
Greg Sterling writes, “Google is now reporting that it is seeing a rapid up tick in mobile Internet search and usage on several platforms. According to an interview with Reuters, Google mobile product manager Matt Waddell said, “We have very much hit a watershed moment in terms of mobile Internet usage. We are seeing that mobile Internet use is in fact accelerating.”
Gigablast Better Than Google or Ask.com : According to Study (Search Engine Journal)
Gigablast, a privately owned search engine, just released the findings of their search “taste test” where the majority of study participants, over 55%, found the Gigablast search results to be as good as, or better than, search results from Google.
7 Social Media Websites and Their Impact on SEO (Raven SEO Tools)
A great summary of the pros and cons of 7 social media websites and how they work in conjunction with your SEO efforts. Sites include Mixx, Sphinn, Twitter, Digg, del.icio.us, StumbleUpon and Reddit.